Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for LAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LAN over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Local Area Network (LAN)
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 102 117
Rank change year-on-year 0 +15 -20
Contract jobs citing LAN 32 45 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.42% 1.72% 1.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.80% 11.94% 9.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 25 24
Leeds median daily rate £438 £383 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.23% -5.72% +25.00%
10th Percentile £168 £218 £280
90th Percentile £486 £447 £538
West Yorkshire median daily rate £338 £375 £344
% change year-on-year -10.00% +9.09% +16.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Leeds median hourly rate - £19.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -14.44% -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £19.25 £12.50
% change year-on-year -26.23% +54.00% -

LAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 250 377 427
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 11.08% 14.41% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 223 287
Leeds median daily rate £434 £403 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.76% +5.92% +13.43%
10th Percentile £213 £213 £263
90th Percentile £556 £550 £540
West Yorkshire median daily rate £395 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -1.25% +6.67% +13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 10
Leeds median hourly rate £17.25 £13.50 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.78% -36.47% -5.56%
10th Percentile £10.86 £10.20 £11.10
90th Percentile £33.00 £21.93 £53.55
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.50 £15.36
% change year-on-year +5.19% -12.08% -16.13%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing LAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Leeds

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing LAN in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for LAN in Leeds

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Leeds over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LAN in Leeds

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAN in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for LAN.

1 30 (93.75%) WAN
2 16 (50.00%) Windows
3 14 (43.75%) VPN
4 13 (40.63%) Finance
4 13 (40.63%) Marketing
5 12 (37.50%) Manufacturing
5 12 (37.50%) Electronics
5 12 (37.50%) Telecoms
5 12 (37.50%) Programme Management
5 12 (37.50%) Digital Marketing
5 12 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (37.50%) Linux
5 12 (37.50%) SAP
6 11 (34.38%) Python
6 11 (34.38%) ETL
6 11 (34.38%) Shell Script
6 11 (34.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (34.38%) Hadoop
6 11 (34.38%) Apache Hive
6 11 (34.38%) MapReduce
6 11 (34.38%) HBase
6 11 (34.38%) Information Security
6 11 (34.38%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (34.38%) Big Data
6 11 (34.38%) Big Data Analytics
6 11 (34.38%) Kafka
6 11 (34.38%) Apache Flume
6 11 (34.38%) Data Analytics
6 11 (34.38%) GitHub
6 11 (34.38%) Analytics

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (34.38%) Apache Spark
2 7 (21.88%) OpenStack
3 4 (12.50%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (34.38%) GitHub
2 4 (12.50%) Office 365
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (93.75%) WAN
2 14 (43.75%) VPN
3 9 (28.13%) 3G
3 9 (28.13%) Wireless
4 8 (25.00%) GPRS
4 8 (25.00%) GSM
4 8 (25.00%) LTE
4 8 (25.00%) SGSN
5 5 (15.63%) SAN
6 4 (12.50%) Firewall
7 2 (6.25%) DNS
7 2 (6.25%) Network Security
8 1 (3.13%) 4G
8 1 (3.13%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (3.13%) iSCSI
8 1 (3.13%) SSL
8 1 (3.13%) VLAN
8 1 (3.13%) VoIP
8 1 (3.13%) VPLS
8 1 (3.13%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (34.38%) Apache Hive
1 11 (34.38%) Big Data
1 11 (34.38%) Hadoop
1 11 (34.38%) HBase
1 11 (34.38%) Impala
1 11 (34.38%) Sqoop
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.38%) JIRA
General
1 13 (40.63%) Finance
1 13 (40.63%) Marketing
2 12 (37.50%) Electronics
2 12 (37.50%) Manufacturing
2 12 (37.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 8 (25.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
2 8 (25.00%) Technical Support
3 3 (9.38%) Delivery Manager
3 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Contracts Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.13%) Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Delivery Project Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Network Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Network Project Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Security Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (34.38%) Kafka
1 11 (34.38%) Spark Streaming
2 10 (31.25%) Sensu
3 8 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (3.13%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Clustering
2 1 (3.13%) CMDB
2 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.13%) Smartphone
2 1 (3.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (50.00%) Windows
2 12 (37.50%) Linux
3 9 (28.13%) Mac OS X
4 8 (25.00%) Android
4 8 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 8 (25.00%) Unix
4 8 (25.00%) Windows Phone
5 5 (15.63%) Windows Server
5 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (6.25%) Windows 10
8 1 (3.13%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
1 12 (37.50%) Digital Marketing
1 12 (37.50%) Programme Management
2 11 (34.38%) Analytics
2 11 (34.38%) Big Data Analytics
2 11 (34.38%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (34.38%) Data Analytics
2 11 (34.38%) DevOps
2 11 (34.38%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (34.38%) ETL
2 11 (34.38%) Information Security
2 11 (34.38%) MapReduce
3 10 (31.25%) Configuration Management
4 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (21.88%) Open Source
6 6 (18.75%) ITIL
7 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2
8 3 (9.38%) Project Management
9 2 (6.25%) ITIL V3
9 2 (6.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) Python
1 11 (34.38%) Shell Script
2 8 (25.00%) Java
2 8 (25.00%) PHP
2 8 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 8 (25.00%) VB
3 4 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) SC Cleared
1 10 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.50%) CCNA
2 4 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (9.38%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) CCDA
4 1 (3.13%) CCIE
4 1 (3.13%) CCNP
4 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.13%) MCSA
4 1 (3.13%) MCSE
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.13%) PMP
System Software
1 11 (34.38%) Apache Flume
2 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (31.25%) Prometheus
2 8 (25.00%) AirWatch
3 7 (21.88%) Ansible
4 2 (6.25%) SCCM
5 1 (3.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (3.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) SAP
2 8 (25.00%) MobileIron
3 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 4 (12.50%) Cisco
5 3 (9.38%) VMware
6 1 (3.13%) Apple
6 1 (3.13%) Citrix
6 1 (3.13%) Dell
6 1 (3.13%) HP
6 1 (3.13%) NetApp
6 1 (3.13%) Symantec